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PBS
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
is gearing up to carry china's recent move to expand its air defense at all a person up its own as soon as tuesday. the new air defence zone will cover more of chris outlying islands and also an ocean research station. connie lee has more plans to meet rob kearney as the air defense identification zone. he can be finalized by tuesday. and it comes after sunday's national security policy the name of the officials and ruling party lawmakers on their money trying to attain and new air defense down and expansion of korea's own airspace in the east tennessee. government officials declined to reveal what was discussed during the meeting led by national security adviser to junsu they said progress was me korea is now considering expanding the east perth or south to not only country in tow which is covered by a ten at japan's defense announced but also the southern islands of monaco and brutal. korea has already axed pain and to redraw its air defence but his request was turned down flat. in a new lead to careers the sixteen s in a tent to meet strong claims over disputed islands in the train i
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
of the last week or so ever since it was announced that china will establish a new air defense identification zone. now the defense ministry as we get from this new announcement over the east china sea say it is not an expansion of china's airspace. it is sadly not targeting any country specific defense ministry spokesman kong and shop modifying a press conference is going to be a cic is not a no fly zone its own expansion of china's territory as space is simply been established to calling him as a precaution to help china better defend its national and states on johnny day with a top story in the skin soft. ms jones said the east china sea air defense identification zone is essentially different from terror toil airspace were no fly zones. he will not affect the freedom of over apply to other countries aircraft based on international loss nor is it again did any specific country or target answering some people doubt on china's monitoring capabilities in the zone the spokesman said the military's determination to safeguard the security of national territory and tempo and pace are odd way for
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
lisa on the keys to keep china's newly declared air defense identification zone. and if the world through go inside the heat you can show you that it is a complex operation to revoke the nuclear fuel. and south koreans generally preferred by now more and more people are turning to his bicycle us defence secretary says the biggest concern for washington is how china declared its air defense identification zone track a goal said. other countries should have been consulted on him first. it's not good the news itself is new. or unique. he is concerned we have. is how it was. and i'm so new lateral. and so immediately without any consultation last month chinese defense official said all foreign aircraft traveling through this all must give prior notice and follow orders or face emergency measures a goal said the declaration was not a wise course of action joint chiefs of staff chairman martin dempsey said the requirements do not conform to international norms. it wasn't the declaration of the ages that actually it was de stabilizing or was their assertion that they would cause all airc
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
tech the vice chair of the national defense commission is the uncle of north korean leader kim jong hoon. reports have surfaced suggesting chang may have been dismissed from all of this post. so far north korea's official media have reported nothing about the potential political move the ministry's announcement comes after the south's national intelligence service told a parliamentary committee the chance to close associates had been publicly executed. is it time zone to eat. it's very unlikely turn of the impact has been stripped of our responsibilities. in south korea experts are speculating time might have been sacked after being defeated in a power struggle with other high ranking leaders. some tech is married to tim gill nikki sister of league leader kim jong il the father of the current leader. chung was born in nineteen forty six in the north eastern province of north holland yall. he graduated from kim il sung university and joined the ruling workers' party due to his family connections china soon key posts in the party. john worked to open up north korea's economy in two th
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
defense zone. over regional ireland at the heart of a dispute with japan, the last stop on biden's asia trip. let's bring in our asia correspondent who is covering his trip to china. i imagine it was a bit of a tensor welcome for joe biden today. >> a very tense welcome. making things worse, when he addressed a group of visa applicants at the u.s. embassy and encouraged them to question authority and spoke about academic and intellectual freedoms in the united states. between a tense meeting biden and chinese leaders. today, a state one chinese newspaper "the china daily" warned vice president biden from repeating -- against the repeating further remarks on the air defense issue. earlier this week china said its declaration of this zone was an attempt to unilaterally change the status quo and that it raised the risk for accidents and miscalculations in the region. >> what are the other issues on the table today, or will this error defensive zone block all the others out? the issues in the meetings with biden and the chinese leaders are of course, trade, u.s.-china trade, and the economy
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
peasant eugene paying the exchange views on china's recent announcement of its air defense identification zone i report on call has been closely following this visit and has this report. joe biden speaking the chinese call is filled with smiles and handshakes. but disagreements over china's announcement of an air defense identification zone are still widespread. biden said he was very direct present she jumped in. less firm than china's recent and sudden announced the establishment of new air defense identification zone has to state the obvious cause significant apprehension in the region see james dean calls for us to respect china's core interests and says the two countries should maintain what he calls the crack direction of the sino us relations. on sunday. china has set up the east china sea eric and i can put the case in style. how often the tournament needs of self defense in accordance with international law. japan and the united states should respond to read of the issues in an object at the fair manner. secondly as i pointed out earlier in the country has unilaterally change the
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
to china on its new air defense identification sound of the east china sea item on the prime minister shinzo on the mound tuesday to discuss the defense down the chinese defence ministry said at the november twenty third. covering a large part of the east china sea. after his fifth it's cheap and you go to china and south korea and china and biden will meet rise in gdp in other chinese leaders on wednesday. his visit to japan and china is viewed as a means to highlight the us japan cooperation and to confirm their next course of action however japan and the usa taking slightly different approaches to china the us state department on friday approved of us commercial airlines providing flight plans to china one traveling through the air defense town major us airlines have also made clear that they will comply with such requests by chinese authorities the japanese government however will continue to ask if that lives not to submit my classic chinese authorities. instead they say biden will also tried to wean japanese support but she made the us goal of concluding a chance to think a part
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 8:30pm PST
and seoul to talk about china's newly established air defense identification zone. i didn't sit down on tuesday with japanese prime minister shinzo abe's called the zone very dangerous. chinese defence ministry officials announced last month that they had set up is down a chemist a large part of the east china sea and includes the islands the japanese control the chinese and taiwanese frame. biting my head to china after he leaves to pad the vice president will meet on wednesday with the president's xi jim king and other chinese leaders analysts say biden is starting his thick asian tour in japan to highlight the decades old the us japan alliance and to quote meat of response to china. it traveled to south korea later this week. us readers who responded quickly to china smeared it with those words and actions. top officials and criticize the chinese for trying to change the status quo in the asia pacific and many are rather and military commanders and a b fifty two bombers decline of the day air defense identification zone out. a strong message to authorities in beijing that the oper
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
tour as leaders in the region voice concern about china's air defense identification zone. >>> anti-government protesters in thailand are calling for a nationwide strike as they increase pressure on the prime minister to step down. >>> and belgians with a deep affection for haiku have found a unique way to send their poetry back to its birthplace. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden will soon get off a plane in the japanese capital and step into a dispute that's increased the friction between neighbors in this region. he'll be meeting leaders in tokyo, beijing and seoul to talk about china's newly established air defense identification zone. biden will sit down on tuesday with prime minister shinzo abe. abe has called the zone very dangerous. chinese defense ministry officials announced last month they'd set up the zone. it covers a large part of the east china sea. and includes islands the japanese control, but the chinese and taiwanese claim. biden will head to china after he leaves japan. the vice president will meet on wednesday with president xi jinping and other chinese leaders.
LINKTV
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
say they stand united in their response to china's newly declared air defense zone. >>> protests in thailand have police trying another way to calm demonstrators. they've let the people into their headquarters and the prime minister's office. >>> a young american woman killed in the march 11 disaster wished to be a bridge between japan and the u.s. now her parents are working to keep that dream alive. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden says his country will stand by japan in the face of a new dispute involving china. he just wrapped up a meeting with prime minister shinzo abe. the leaders shared ideas on how to approach chinese authorities following their air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we confirmed that japan and the united states will not tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. we also agree our countries will continue to work closely together to deal with the matter base on the strong u.s./japan relationships. >> translator: the united states has an interest in lowering tensions in this vital region, as i believe a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
. they even act like an army. but they are not a real army. these troops are from japan's self defense force on training exercise earlier this year. but under japan's constitution, they can only fire to defend themselves. with japan's larger neighbor, china, asserting itself internationally, though, questions are being asked whether japan should rethink the role of its armed forces and china's declaration this week of an air defense zone over the east china sea is making that discussion all the more urgent. japan's hawkish prime minister has been pushing mps all year to change the pass fist constitution. long-term defense guidelines will be introduced in december and a national security counsel will meet for the first time after joe biden's visit. some hope biden's visit will the herald al new stage in japan's relationship with the u.s. especially since china's announcement of its air defense zone. >> the united states took very firm action against china's reckless behavior. this could make our relationships closer. it might help establish the kind of relationship that is fit. >> the timing
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
defense zone over islands that tokyo also claims. he said the u.s. is "deeply concerned." the vice president travels to china tomorrow. we'll focus on what's fueling the tensions in the east china sea later in the program. protests eased today in thailand as the prime minister ordered police to avoid new confrontations with demonstrators demanding her ouster. days of violence had left four people dead and more than 250 hurt. we have a report from jonathan sparks of independent television news in bangkok. >> reporter: for three days, anti-government protestors and thai police waged war in the center of bangkok. today, however, the barricades came down and the two sides shook hands. flowers were exchanged and tears were shed, and the police got out of the way. the protestors tried to take this government complex by force. this morning, however, they simply walked in. >> ( translated ): i think we've won. it feels like victory. i think we've 90% won it now. >> reporter: but there was a problem: the protestors may have occupied the lawn outside the prime minister's office, but yingluck
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
that 200 positions will be eliminated from the office of the secretary of defense, but he said there will not be a large number of immediate layoffs. reductions that i have announced today will occur through a process of natural attrition in order to minimize the impact on our workforce. if the department is forced to one steep sequestration cuts the order of $500 billion, we may need to implement additional reductions. hagel adds that cuts will save about $1 billion over time. coming up, the fed says factories are giving the u.s. economy a boost but the latest beige book data is out. we will look at what else is expanding when "bottom line" on bloomberg television continues in just a moment. ♪ collects welcome back. let's show you how the equity markets finished. stocks fell for a fourth day. the longest him in 12 weeks. investors weighed economic data for clues on the timing of central banks stimulus cuts. also watching for new developments in a possible budget deal in washington. now let's get to the numbers. the market index was down two points. at the dow jones industria
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
in a region that has been rattled by diplomatic route over air defense doubts on sunday has been. the yellow be the last stop for us vice president joe biden at the back step is to be nice and four up north is a chat. biden will meet with president bought it a m friday to discuss rates to handle a time that's new here and i didn't get the kitchen down and up and ongoing effort to be the right to collective self effects the surprise announcement of an expanded air defense known as escalating military tensions among its neighbors as it overlaps with those of korea and japan. washington has said it is not recognized as and the stench was to be every night i did when he met chinese president. she didn't hate him. aj. source this day still a lot and are finalizing consultation on expanding her to get eric and fell. and that the new plant will get balanced bali discussions with biden. fight this trip marks the first visit by a high ranking us officials to watch it and expressed support for japan's pursuit of collective self defense. the move was met with strong backlash from korea and china as it
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
declared an air defense identification zone that covers the site. now south korea has extended its air defence oh two included as well. japan's air defense own also covers the sole control brought the research station is at the center of a simmering territorial dispute we don't believe this will significantly impact our relationships with china and with that and i'm so hip and as we try to work for peace and cooperation in west asia into. so did john chinese unilateral declaration angered seoul and tokyo. both governments have refused to recognize the move. korean and japanese aircraft or ignoring these things demands to identify themselves when flying to chinese to clear defense own. the united states has sent one of its aircraft carriers the uss george washington into the region. the us state department is calling on all sides to pursue action in a responsible fashion. there is more at stake than control over your toe island the dispute will also establish a new regional balance of power international peacekeeping forces in the central african republic on high and that following rece
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
ago the state department called on china to rescind its air defense identification zone. specifically they called on commune to rescind it's procedures which provides a bit of democratic wiggle room. but it's an ambitious call so when vice president biden goes to beijing to meet with chinese leaders he'll have to speak to them about that and sell that proposition. >> what else will be on the agenda, if anything? >> it's important to know that this meeting has been in the works for some time. to some extent it's an effort to make up for president obama's earlier canceled trip to china and to asia, which was planned in october but had to be canceled because of the emanant government shutdown. other issues will be covered. continued recallcy transon the part of north carolina. and the air defense identification zone is just one item on a big agenda between the world's leading powers. >> what will be the perspective on this. >> they'll say 20 other countries have air defense zones including japan, that japan has repeatedly complained that chinese planes have flown into japan's air defense
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
news hour live from london. coming up, dozens killed in an attack on the defense ministry in yemen. >> a call for stability from tie land's king on his 86th burt day. >> claims the u.s. government gathers 5 billion records a day on mobile phone locations. >> the united nations secure council is due to vote this hour on how to deal with the escalating crisis in the central african republic. heavy fighting has broken out in the capital between muslim fighters and christians who support the ousted president. aljazeera has seen at least 25 bodies inside hospital. when rebels took over, they plunged into this situation. >> the forces say they are very much in control of the capital now and they are spaced just outside the main hospital here where the injured and dead are brought. the fighters have told us that more than a thousand militia, the vigilantes, mainly christian militia carried out the attacks this morning have been killed or run away. let's just take a look inside the hospital. you can see the injured people who are being, many mainly by doctors without borders. we have seen
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
to january peace talks in geneva, switzerland, defense department officials say the administration is trying to build support for the conference and trying to determine whether the u.s. can partner with islamists. >> it's worth knowing whether these groups have any intent whatsoever to be moderate and inclusive or whether they are from the start intend to be radical. >> if this is all going to come to some kind of a diplomatic solution, then all parties involved are going to have to be represented some way. >> reporter: critics say the direct talks are more confirmation that the administration knows al qaeda is gaining ground in syria because the groups are better funded, better armed and battle hardened. independent analysts have reported that nearly half of the rebel fighters are now aligned with hard line groups or the jihadist cause. >> catherine, thank you. more on this with the panel. just seconds ago as casey was wrapping up his report, its a.p. reported that a mexican nuclear official said the stolen container of radioactive material has been found empty. we will continue to follow t
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
that the two sisters frondly used saatchi credit cards. charles saatchi was asked questions by the defense from e-mails he sent to lawson in october. in that e-mail he writes of her daily drug use, and he says that he allowed the sisters to spend as they liked. he explained to the court at the time he wrote that e-mail, he was very upset, distraught, heartbroken over the breakdown of their marriage. he was simply speculating to the sisters' defense saying that nigella lawson to his knowledge has never used drugs. we have yet to hear from nigella lawson. she's never responded to any of these allegations. she's expected to testify later today, zoraida. >> what a mess. you started out saying this is a p.r. nightmare for nigella. once this trial is over, what's next for her? >> reporter: well, once the trial is over, she is expected to appear during the second season of the abc show "the taste." there also has been media reports of a planned tell-all interview to oprah. but her spokesperson tells me that is simply not going to happen. still remains to be seen the long-term effects of some of the al
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
concern over china's aggressive new air defense identification zone in the east chinese sea. this included more than five hours of face-to-face meetings with chinese president xi jinping who showed no sign of backing down from his exercise to gain control over japan's senkaku islands. let's give viewers a sense of why americans should care about this dispute over some islands in the east china sea. >> i think they should care because it looks as though that area is becoming destabilized. you have china, its tension with japan, with countries in the south china sea, indonesia, the philippines. they are using their muscle to try to push their rule over those waters. these countries are going to push back. you've got a very tense situation down there. historically in the entire post war period the united states has, shall we say, had the back of countries like japan and south korea. and at this moment, they literally are explicitly doubting that. that's why vice president biden has to go out there, to reassure them. i have no recollection of a u.s. administration in the post war period having
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
in tokyo beijing and seoul to talk about china's newly established arab defense identification zone. biden will sit down on tuesday with japanese prime minister shinzo lafayette ave has called the zone very dangerous. chinese defence ministry officials announced last month they set up the cell. it covers a large part of the east china sea and includes islands the japanese controlled but the chinese and taiwanese plane. my dad will have to try to forgive the chicken the vice president will meet on wednesday with pressing she's in pain and other chinese leaders. analysts say biden is starting his six day he shouldn't or in japan to highlight the decades old u s japan alliance and to court in a response to china will travel to south korea later this week. us leaders responded quickly to china's move with both words and actions. top officials criticize the chinese for trying to change the status quo in the asia pacific. and military commander said b fifty two bombers to fly over the air defense identification zone. it sent a strong message to authorities in beijing that the operations of us fo
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
on china's new air defense zones. it was also announced the vp will visit the border between north and south korea known as the demilitarized zone saturday. mr. biden will hohn your troops killed in the korean war. >>> bob smith wants his old job back. the republican says he will run for his party's nomination to challenge democratic incumbent gene shaheen next year. he may have popular competition. scott brown removed massachusetts from the twitter profile. the resident has been rumored to be open to a possible run in 2014. >>> new york archbishop says the catholic church has been outmarketed been the on the issue of same-sex marriage. during an interview, he responded to critics who he says have chashg toured the church as anti-gay. debate over the issue will continue. >> back in 1973 with roe v. wade, everybody said this is going to go away and be back burnered. to this day, it is the most devisive issue in american politics. as you look at some of the changing attitudes, you say, wow. we're beginning to affect the young with the pro-life message. >> so you're not saying the gay
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
week with china's claim of an airplane defense identification zone over these islands. >>> accusations this morning against syrian president bashar. the human rights chief says massive evidence collected over the course of the 33-month-old conflict in syria indicates asawed sad in war crimes and crimes against humanity. cnn's frederik pleitgen is following this for us and live in damascus. does this report name bashar al assad specifically? >> reporter: it doesn't name him specifically but does implicate him. the report says that these war crimes and crimes against humanity go all the way to the top levels of the syrian government, including responsibility for the office of the head of state and that is bashar al assad and a strong statement the united nations is making. the deputy foreign minister came out and said they give no credibility to this report whatsoever. they said, quote, pela who is the u.n. human rights chief has talked to, quote, nonsense in the past and they are sort of trying to brush this off but it is something will carry a lot of weight internationally. the united
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
american aerospace defense says adding the jets was part of the program to give it a more operational feel. >> everyone gets into the holiday spirit. that's what's means. that's a lot of fun there. >> yeah, i'm sorry. i'm shaking my head. why do they need a military escort? >> because it's 2013. >> exactly. you never know what's out there. watch out, santa. we've got to run. we've got to run. "cnn newsroom" starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> right now an explanation from the engineer of the derailed commuter train in new york. he says he was in a daze. investigators releasing new information about the train, how fas it was going, when it precisely jumped the tracks. in detroit, a judge has ruled the city can go ahead with its bankruptcy. it's a decision that cog fundamentally reshape a major american city. >>> and right now, retailers are tallying up their cyber monday sales. it looks to be the biggest online shopping day in history. >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer in washington. we start with new developments in the deadly train crash in new york city
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
that both parties want to avoid if they can. to reduce it, republicans want to cut the defense cuts from $17 billion in the plan down to just $3 billion next year while democrats want to restore some medical research money and some money for about $38 billion in additional spending over that 8967 figure you see -- 967 figure you see at the top, most of it with cuts to health care and as well as the sale of some broadcast spectrum. jenna? jenna: now that we can all look forward to friday the 13th, carl, what are the chances that a deal will actually be passed before the break? >> reporter: well, their deadline revealed is friday the 13th. if you look at the calendar, there are five weeks before january 15th when the government will shut down if it's not properly funded. the senate's still on thanksgiving break from last week or a week and a half ago, and in the four weeks, five weeks that are there, take out holidays and weekends, and there's really only five days, five days when the senate and house are simultaneously in the capitol to craft these deals. the funding of the government's not t
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
to diffuse attention. they announce an air defense zone, the u.s. saying a unilateral move that could lead to a wider conflict between these two economic power houses. biden will have to walk a tight rope in pressuring the chinese to dial back some of the rhetoric but also can't push too far. it's unlikely they'll go away from this zone, which they announced around two weeks ago. michaela? >> david, important meetings to be sure. thank you. the white house is prepared to negotiate a limited nuclear enrichment program for iran as long as the country holds up to its end of an international deal to curtail it's nuclear capabilities under rigorous global monitoring. the white house cautioned the program applies only to the nation's peaceful energy needs. the statement comes days after iranian president hassan rouhani announced to plan to go ahead with the program. >>> witnesses say a pair crashed into one another, about 300 feet up, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground. a third skydiver was injured but there's no word about the exact type of injuries sustained.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
and demonstrators burned a likeness of president obama and the protest was staged by the defense of pakistan council and alliance of religious and political parties. meanwhile vice president joe biden begins a delicate diplomatic mission today and due to arrive in japan hoping to ease tensions in the bitter dispute with china and we report. >> they look like an army, they even act like an army but they are not a real army. these troops are from japan's self-defense force on training exercise earlier this year. but under japan's constitution they can only fire to defend themselves. with japan's larger neighbor china asserting itself internationally questions are being asked whether japan should rethink the role of the armed forces and china's declaration this week of a defense zone over the east china sea is making it all the more urgent. the prime minister has been pushing mps all year to change the path of his constitution. long-term defense guide lynn also be introduced in december and a national security council will meet for the first time after joe biden's visit. some hope biden's visit will ha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
, chinese defense officials issued a statement reaffirming the military claim on the area. >> protesters in thailand are cleaning up the mess, hoping to tidy up the streets. a leader said demonstrations would be suspended out of respect for the king, but would resume for the ceremony honouring him. they want the prime minister to resign. >>> it's music to their ears, professional musicians getting health insurance for the first time. why some are jumping on the obamacare bandwagon. >>> a new way to plan for the golder years. 401k advisors with a different domestic philosophy. >> and one of the most chaotic places on earth. you are looking live at the christmas tree in new york city. the tree will be lit tonight. tÑ >>> you're waking up to a live look at denver international airport where the snow is falling and more is on the way. >> good morning to you and welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. the possible pitfalls in what is a popular way to save for retirement. first, let's check out what the temperatures are doing across the nation. meteorologist nicole mitchell. >
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
security and spoke with chinese officials. tensions rose when china expanded the air defense zones to include the islands. both powers have a stake in preserving international security. >> china's recent announcement of the establishment of the air defense zone has caused significant apprehension management region. i was firm in my conversations with the president. >> a pact between the two powers is vital for the asian pacific. he's heading to see yes, the final stop on his far east trip. >> up to 5 billion cell phones are being tracked based on leaks from former n.s.a. contractors, and interviews with u.s. intelligence officials. >> the report said the n.s.a. can pin down the location of a cell phone and map out relationships from them. the spy agency say it does not target the whereabouts of phones in the u.s. the n.s.a. confirmed it gathers information about americans insidently. >> a scam was discovered by trust wave. militias viruses were sent to thousands of users. it tracked credential. users of facebook, yahoo twitter could be affected. 16,000 accounts were hacked that use
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
.s. is trying to lower tensions in the region after china suddenly declared an air defense zone in the east china sea. he plans to bring it up when he meets with china's president tomorrow. seth done in beijing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah. the vice president traveled here to asia to talk about trade and economic issues but that conflict over the air defense zone will likely dominate his trip. just a couple hours ago, he reiterated u.s. support for its ally japan. the vice president continued his week-long tour in asia today alongside japan's prime minister. it signals the early stages of a delicate balancing act for the u.s. amid international protest over china's newly declared air defense zone. biden addressed the conflict this morning. >> we the united states are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculations. >> reporter: last week china's air force deployed fighter jets over that disputed air s
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
since the crash. the former supervisor and friend came to his defense. >> it was everyday practices for him. >> there's been a tremendous amount of work over the days to clear the tracks. now some commuter services have resumed this morning in this area. charlie, norah. >> all right, jeff thank you. >>> vice president joe biden met with the president of china two hours in beijing longer than expected. biden is calling for trust in the high level face to face talks are china over the self defense zone. >> reporter: the vice president arrived in china today where he continued unexpectedly difficult diplomatic dance. one of his first stops was the u.s. embassy in beijing where he met visa applicants. he spoke candidly with the hundreds lined up. biden reiterated u.s. opposition to china's new air defense zone as he met with japan's prime minister in tokyo tuesday. china's zone overlaps with one policed already by japan which includes air space over islands in the east china sea claimed by both countries. >> this action has raised regional tensions and increased th
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am EST
created air defense zone that you've established, it's not going to exist for us. >> the president acting adversely to what you're advising, telling the u.s. air carriers to go along with and to provide flight plans and data to the chinese as soon as they created the air defense zone. >> this is the rub that that creates. here you have the japanese looking right down the throats of the japanese who want to dominate in that part of the region, who are contesting some of the islands that the japanese own. the japanese civilian airliners did not recognize the air defense zone. two days later, the united states carriers recognized it and the japanese are throwing up the hands saying what is the united states doing? >> it's a fair question, i think, of our allies. the degree to which we're prepared to protect our interests in the area. it happens that the japanese who administered that zone over decades. there's also substantial crude oil reserves and gas. this is an interest worlthd preserving for the japanese who are, of course, utterly energy independent. >> economically there's been prospe
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
air defense identification zone which includes the air space over the islands saying foreign airlines must now warn china of their flight plans before entering air space many the east china sea. now, remember, the china/japan rivalry goes back, oh, a thousand years? the japanese see this as a sign of chinese aggression and are furious. this morning in a news conference with japan's prime minister, vice president biden warned that beijing risks a potentially dangerous confrontation with japan and its allies, which, of course, means us. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> anonymously, white house advisers have been more candid. one adviser told -- one adviser to president obama told "the new york times," "it's pretty clear this isn't really about the islands. it's about a desire of some in china to assert themselves that-in ways that until recently they didn't have the military capability to make real.
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
to defense, trying to drive home the benefits of his health care plan despite its faulty rollout. it's a message he's going to be repeating every day between now and his anticipated holiday break. to the delight of nervous house democrats facing re-election next year. joining me now for our daily fix, chris cillizza, and nbc white house correspondent peter alexander. take it away, you guys. let's talk about what the president is trying to do. peter, you first. >> andrea, between your voice, my leaf blower, and what chris has, this could be an interesting next couple minutes. we're going to do our best to get through it. you heard the focus speaking a short time ago. the focus of his remarks less specific to health care than they were to economic opportunities for all americans right now. the white house and this president believes there's a connection between health care security and between economic security as well for americans. a short time from now, about an hour from now, the president is going to be hosting a youth summit event taking place here at the white house. he's going
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:30am EST
not recognize their defense zone. but we have told our own passenger jets to notify the chinese as you fly through it. this is a victory for china by the it's the first stoop a major confrontation. the entire east china sarks including the japanese islands, they claim that taiwan straight and tell the mornings to stay out and they claim the yellow see. and they are pushing against the united states in the western pacific. and the long-term strategy is to drive the united states beyond the first chain of islands. there's no military confrontation immediately. but they are trying to push the americans back and you have a real problem coming down the road. >> he's known him for a number of years. and the 30 years that the price is president spent in the city chairing the foreign relations committee, much of that time served him well in meeting with the leaders of japan and china and china did back down and that is highly unusual that culture for them to have reacted that way. it is going to be a simmering tension. the chinese has gotten more brave. and as long as you can team the tensions at
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
joe biden on tuesday voicing concern over china's aggressive new air defense identification zone in the east china sea. the comments came during his week-long trip to the region, which included more than five hours of face-to-face meetings with chinese president who showed no sign of trying to control the senkaku islands. let's give viewers a chance of why americans should care over this dispute of islands in the east china sea. >> it looks as though that area of the country is becoming destabilized. you have china's intention with not only japan but the countries in the south china see, indonesia, the philippines, and they are using their muscle to try to push their higeminy over the waters and they are going to push back. and so you've got a very tense situation down there and historically in the post war period, the united states has, shall we say, had the back of countries like japan and south korea. and at this moment, they literally are explicitly doubting that. that's why vice president biden had to go out there and say that. i have no recollection, paul, of a u.s. adminis
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
sense, they've got evidence she was engaged in a cover up. >> reporter: graham's defense attorneys claim her 25-year-old husband fell accidentally when she pushed his arm away during an argument. >> she admits she took a deer friend from us. >> reporter: the defense admits graham's story changed but maintains the young bride sin sent. >> the government is expected to call 39 witnesses, including forensic experts. the judge says he hopes to have the trial to the jury in five wilderness adventurer will not face charges the movie "127 hours ou" tells the story of aaron hallston he cutoff his arm with a pocketknife. police arrested him after officers say he got into a fight with his girlfriend a spokesperson says the case was dropped. >> there is more still to come on abc7 news at 4:00 including a snow ball fight including university of oregon football players that got ugly in a hurry. >> i'm spencer christian. clear western skies from our camera another cold night coming our way. i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> the sky is clear but freeways are not. take a look at
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
: china and japan claim islands in the sea and tensions rose when they declared an air defense zone over the area and biden will raise concerns over the risk of miss calculation with chinese leaders in a few days. and healthcare.gov is running smoothly the obama administration is back in sales mode and president obama will kickoff a campaign today to promote the affordable care act. the white house wants to point out the benefits of the reform law and they plan to focus on a specific benefit each day until the sign up deadline on december 23, that is when anyone who needs coverage on january 1st must be enrolled. the white house is offering money to ensurers so people who like their health plans can keep them. the obama administration says the payments would offset the cost of reinstating cancelled policies and millions of people received cancellation notices and the cancelled policies do not meet the standards of the healthcare law. it was an attack that standed the dance world, now the verdict is in for a former member of russia's famed ballet and find out why you may have to pay sales
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
to sit with iran. the door is opened to selling defense systems to u.s. allies. chuck hagel says that despite the deal with iran, the country poses threats not addressed by the nuclear agreement. >> no strategy is risk free. our emphasis on diplomatic tools should not be misinterpreted. we now the policy cannot operate in a vacuum. our success will hinge on america's military power and the credibility and assurances to our allies, partners in the middle east, that we will use it. hagel made the comments while addressing lead areas. >> six suspects are in police custody, aconfused of stealing radioactive material. the men are being interrogated by the police to see if they played a part in the role of stealing the cobalt 60. most the material was covered. the suspects from treated and released from the hospital yesterday they tested negative for radioactive poisoning. >> a treacherous storm moving through the midsection. u.s., a band of ice, snow and freezing temperatures stretches from the texas border north-east of the ohio valley. millions are hungering down. they are expected
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
a few years ago. he will speak with leaders about a chinese air defense zone over islands claimed by both countries. u.s. planes have flown through that zone. biden will visit china and south korea. now, to two countries in the midst of real political crises right now, we begin in thailand where an opposition leader vowed to escalate his campaign to topple the government. police spent another day battling with anti--government protesters in front of government buildings in bangkok. the demonstrations raised new fears that instability in one of asia's largest economies. wayne hay has more now from the capitol. >> a battle is being waged on two fronts, anti-government protesters are trying to enter the office of the prime minister and the bangkok police. this time, a rubbish truck was used to try to bake through the barriers erected by the police. it and it's okay pants were 40sed into a quick retreat. tear gas spewing from the cab. it seems some people on the streets are willing to go to extremes to achieve their goal. they want the government and the prime minister gone. yingluk s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
is expected to discuss china, air defense zone claimed by both countries. u.s. planes have flown through that zone. biden will visit china and south kor korea. >>> thailand protests could escalate. one has vowed to escalate and ordered protesters to storm buildings after at least three people have died in the protests. al jazeera florence louis has more on the man leading the charge >> reporter: he is a wanted man for his role in the anti-government protests. but as he greets his supporters, the adulation is apparent. >> he is my inspiration. he brings all of us together. he says his aim is to get rid of the ousted prime minister. he wants to have what is known as the people's council. >> the people in parlorpal got bought their votes. >> toxin and proceed toxin parties have won elections since 2001. opponents deride his policies which favor the rural poor as a form of vote buying. his vision, however, has alarmed academics who see it as undemocratic. >> i think this is very unacceptable for those who study and whpractice what is called m democracy in tie land. because this proposal is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
stamp program and it could cause a problem for milk. the defense authorization act has to get passed, and unemployment benefits. long term unemployment benefits expired and they need to be renewed. president obama weighed in on that one. >> by the way, christmastime is not the time for congress to tell 1 million that they no lo longer have employment benefits. >> the senate comes in next week so there is still time to negotiate these big-ticket items but there is still the little stuff. and it really runs the gamut. >> one of the big things is the budget. the last time congress had a fight over the budget this past october the government shutdown for 16 days. what are we facing this time? >> reporter: that's right. they made up a budget committee. the power really lies in two people. patty murray, and paul ryan. of course the vice presidential candidate last year. and they're trying to figure out a budget, they have to make their presentation to congress. and then they're trying everything they can to avoid another government shoulddown and there is hope that it leads to some comprom
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
. in the wake of china's new air defense zone. the move by china to control international air space has raised tensions between the two countries. while the united states is standing by japan over the matter, biden stopped short of ordering beijing to remove. >> we are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. >> the vice president arrived in beijing early this morning, where he plans to meet with the president. >>> it seems that the house and the senate will agree on a bill to ban manufacturing plastic firearms. the house expanded the bill for two years and the house is expected to do the same when it returns. >>> two sky divers in arizona have been killed in a mid air collision. witnesses say the two divers had open parachutes when they ran into each other causing them to fall about 250 feet. a third sky diver was taken to a nearby hospital. >>> space-x launched into space on tuesday after two previous delays. the launch also marked space-x's third launch. >>> and ohioans, you may not like this last story. ohioans i guess is how you say it.
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
it out to me, the president did offer again another stout defense of obama care. he said that republicans owe it to americans to say not just what they're against but what they're for, and on that front, wolf, we should also mention that i an source familiar with enrollment numbers did confirm to cnn within the last couple hours that they enrolled 29,000 people in the first two days since december 1st when the website was supposed to be working for the vast majority of people. 29,000 people. that's more than the number of people that enrolled in october. it's an indication the administration says now that they have the website working at least better, that that enrollment number is starting to accelerate rapidly and they feel like that's going to make up some of the ground they lost during the botched rollout of obama care. >> we'll hear more from the president in the coming days. he's on a major pr offensive right now. jim, thanks very much. jim an costas reporting from the white house. >>> coming up later this hour, by the way, the autopsy results on the actor paul walker who died in a
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
defense zone over the east china sea. they also talked about the nuclear issue. no word if he was able to confirm if he sacked his uncle. i spoke with jon huntsman who left that post to seek the republican nomination in 2012. i asked him what he made of biden's diplomatic efforts. >> so his language chosen is deeply concerning. >> yeah, that's the terminology. a lot of what goes on with our ally japan and korea to some extent is absolutely critical at this point. and the language used, i think was appropriate given the circumstances. now it will play out in beijing. the new leader of china was asked who we got to know on a personal level. xi was vice president before he was president of china. it's quite unusual for the head of china to accord this amount of time to the president of the united states. so he is giving him a private dinner, he spent two hours with him in a bilateral meeting. so that is taking us all in a direction that defines parameters around the drama playing out in the east china sea. how do you get them talking? how do you build confidence and greater trust between
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
neighbors by creating an air defense identification zone that extends over japan's senkaku islands which china claims as its territory. what is the u.s. saying about it? >> we the united states are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. >> let's bring in john hunltsman, the former ambassador to china he will served during the first two years of the obama administration. mr. ambassador, mr. governor, thank you. vice president's language specifically chosen, deeply concerned. is that strong enough? >> well, i think that's appropriate terminology. it was spoken in tokyo where coordinating a lot of what goes on in the region with our ally, japan, and also with korea to some extent is absolutely critical at this point. and the language used was appropriate given the circumstances. now it will all play out in beijing as he meets with the new leader of china who he got to know on a personal level when they were vice presidents together. she served as vice president before becoming president of china. so they have a preexisting relationship.
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